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Elizabeth7's Journal

Elizabeth7's Journal June 2012

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Dear Craig.......

28 June 2012 23:14:24

Torrents

28 June 2012 15:40:23

Cork Open day Sunday 8th July

28 June 2012 15:36:33

Request

24 June 2012 12:32:07

Still smiling

20 June 2012 15:18:40

The kindness of iers.

19 June 2012 19:18:48

Getting it right!

18 June 2012 01:05:24

Mini moan

16 June 2012 11:53:29

Mixed borders

15 June 2012 19:49:26

For ID , or 'Whatsit?'

14 June 2012 22:11:00
Whatsit

Whatsit

Growing in a friends garden .

Home again,

14 June 2012 19:25:38
Home again,

Home again,

...................................... nearly finished an account of my travels and the ................journal vanishes.

Wonderful three days in West Cork with great weather until this morning when all hell broke loose and a gale hit the Mizen area  where we were staying. Incredible. Not great driving conditions!!

Anyway first place we went was the Ewe sculptor garden an amazing place and so worth a visit. Not a garden per se but so fascinating . Built on a wooded hillside around a marvellos waterfall. Sculptures everywhere , a lot of recycled material and food for thought ! Leaving it is like departing from another World. Do look at the website as the pictures there give an idea of this creation. Very steep and uneven steps at places but don't miss it if you are in the area.

Then Called to Phemie Rose who has a wonderful garden with a dedicated exotic area and Hostas so big they are like trees.  She is a fab seed grower and has unusual plants many S. African which she grows from seed. Bought some plants there , I know some of you have visited here.

Then my dear friend Mary Walsh with the wonderful garden metres from the sea. As ever she had an unusual plant for me Buddleia salviiflora .  The picture is of two of the giant Agaves in the garden , her Watsonias were wonderful  and Cannas and Ginger survive in abundance.

So back home but it was so wet there was no way of touring my place to admire the weeds!!

Bomarea

09 June 2012 00:17:24

Dear oh dear!!

08 June 2012 16:05:37

Do you do this?

07 June 2012 19:10:59

Photo album with difficulty

06 June 2012 19:33:19
Valerian

Valerian

Yes it has taken ages to get these pics up.  Have about another 10 but need a rest

Suggestion

05 June 2012 17:10:25

Corydalis MP

03 June 2012 17:21:23
Corydalis MP

Corydalis MP

This is a lovely shade of blue with flowers on tall stems. Apparently it is scented but was too far down for me to bend and sniff and the grass is too wet to kneel on but I will test it later in the week.!

Colours

03 June 2012 17:18:24
Antirrhinums

Antirrhinums

It is hard to beat this old fashioned plant for colour, I do love it. These survived the Winter and though some are a bit straggly at the base the flowers glow.

Bloom question

02 June 2012 18:47:26

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